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Is Home Court Advantage a Product of Referee Bias?

Many of you have heard the theory (advanced by author Tobias Moskovitz) that home court advantage can really be attributed to the behavior of  referees favoring the home team, rather than players performing better on familiar turf. The theory works as such: Refs are unconsciously habituated by fans booing when they make a call against the home team, and cheering when they make… Read more →